Stamp Act Forced on Colonies
Russ Mitchell recaps March 22nd, on This Day in History. Some of the more notable events were Anne Hutchinson being kicked out of the Massachusetts Bay Colony for religious dissidence and the passing of the British Stamp Act. This video does spend a little more time on the Stamp Act, but what this piece is best used for is to get students interesting in creating their own: This Day in History projects.
Thirteen Colonies: The Mayflower Compact
The Mayflower Compact outlined a plan for self-government. This is a good video that helps explain how it came to be and why it is an important part of United States history. Also details why the area was settled.
Incas: A History
A good video that explains the Inca culture, history, and demise. A map, word list, and timeline would benefit students when watching this excellent overview.
The History of Earth Day
A brief look at the history of Earth Day and what it really means to humans on earth.
GarageBand Tutorial on how to use effects on created tracks
An in depth tutorial that explains how to use the software "Garageband" to add effects to music tracks. It is narrated by Bill Macpherson of Expert Village and also has English captions. (1:41)
Garage Band Tutorial: Magic GarageBand, Part 1
This explains what MAGIC is, and how to begin using it. It is narrated by Bill Macpherson of Expert Village. (1:18)
Isadora Duncan shown in photographs
This video shows Isadora Duncan in photographs. She is shown through out her life. Duncan lived from 1877-1927. She was considered by many to be the creator of modern dance. The photographs are set to music.(4:06)
Weird US-Seattle Underground Tour
In this video, the History Channel series tours the city BENEATH the city of Seattle, Washington. In this video they visit the Farmers Market, underground tour (history of the underground and tour) , and the history of Seattle. Video is good quality and has information for students studying this area of the United States.
Theodore Roosevelt: A Brief History
Brief history of President Theodore Roosevelt.(Amateur video)
Harriet Tubman Documentary
In this edited docmentary of Harriet Tubman, aimed at milddle-school and high school students, Harriet Tubman and her contributions to history are presented.
Breast Cancer Awareness-Hamilton High School
Students celebrated Breast Cancer Awareness Month with a program titled, "A Moment for Breast Cancer."
China During the Song Dynasty, Part 1, 1/3
This video features information about the Song Dynasty (which is not to be confused with the Liu Song Dynasty and is suitable for older middle school or high school students. "The Song Dynasty (Chinese: 宋朝; pinyin: Sòng Cháo; Wade-Giles: Sung Ch'ao) was a ruling dynasty in China between 960–1279 AD; it succeeded the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms Period, and was followed by the Yuan Dynasty. It was the first government in world history to issue banknotes or paper money and the first Chi
The Legend Of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Part 3
This video follows the basketball legend from the beginning of his career to the end. During his career with the NBA's Milwaukee Bucks and Los Angeles Lakers from 1969 to 1989, Abdul-Jabbar scored more points than any player in league history and won a record six MVP Awards and six NBA championships. In college at UCLA, he played on three championship teams, and his high school team won 71 consecutive games.
Dan Marino: Football Legend Part 2
This video shows Dan Marino from his College days to his NFL days. Marino is an American Hall of Fame former quarterback who played for the Miami Dolphins in the NFL. The last quarterback of the Quarterback Class of 1983 to be taken in the first round, Marino became one of the most prolific quarterbacks in league history, holding or having held almost every major NFL passing record. He talks about the highs and lows of his career.
Learn about the Jamestown Colony in Jamestown, Virginia. The first colonists to come to America survived....learn how!
Jamestown Settlement Discovered - VOA Story
A Treasure Trove of History Long believed washed away, archeologists have found the original Jamestown settlement and are digging up more than they expected. Run time 03:10.
The Jamestown Colony
In spite of themselves, some of the first colonists in the United States survived many hardships.
Traveling to Ethiopia
A guide to traveling in Ethiopia. History, culture, and historical landmarks in Ethiopia.
Anglo-Saxons - A Virtual Visit to Their Villages
A video of the ruins of an Anglo-Saxon village.
Short History of Marketing
This video is an upbeat, animated short history of marketing. It shows how people chose products and brands in the 50's and compares it to today.